Leading firms: Italian-speaking Switzerland in Switzerland

Bär & Karrer Ltd.

Bär & Karrer Ltd. in Lugano covers M&A, banking, dispute resolution, tax and private client law. Paolo Bottini, Andrea Gamba, Cesare Jermini and Massimo Vanotti make up the team of partners.

Kellerhals Carrard

The Lugano office of multi-regional firm Kellerhals Carrard covers dispute resolution, corporate and M&A, IP and tax law. Arbitrator and corporate partner Henry Peter, banking litigator Ivan Paparelli, private client and tax specialist Giovanni Stucchi and M&A partner Massimiliano Maestretti are the names to note. The former head of KPMG's legal department in Lugano, Lars Schlichting, joined in June 2018, bringing experience in blockchain and ICO matters.

Walder Wyss Ltd

Walder Wyss Ltd's Lugano office impresses with its 'practical, commercial and strategic' approach to corporate, commercial and M&A, dispute resolution, intellectual property, TMT, real estate and banking matters. IP specialist Stefano Codoni is noted, while the team also comprises corporate and banking partners Davide Jermini and Karin Valenzano Rossi.

Bernasconi Martinelli Alippi & Partners

Bernasconi Martinelli Alippi & Partners is best known for banking and finance, dispute resolution, real estate, tax and private client services. Paolo Bernasconi, Alessandro Martinelli and Fabio Alippi are the key contacts.

Bolla & Bonzanigo

Bolla & Bonzanigo is recognised for its arbitration, litigation and mediation work, in addition to notary services and banking and commercial expertise. Rocco BonzanigoFranco Brusa and Giovanni Molo are some of the key practitioners.

CSN Law Attorneys-At-Law

CSN Law Attorneys-At-Law specialises in banking, corporate, commercial, litigation and criminal law. The five-lawyer team comprises Daniele Calvarese, Claudio SimonettiFrancesco NaefCostantino Castelli and Andres Alessandro Martini.